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Albany man pleads guilty to murder, assault charges

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Tonette Thomas Tonette Thomas

ALBANY, N.Y. – An Albany man pled guilty Monday to murder and assault in connection to the stabbing of three women, one of which died from her injuries.

Michael Anderson pled guilty to second-degree Murder and first-degree Assault.

Anderson is accused by police of intentionally causing the death of Tonette Thomas by stabbing her with a knife the afternoon of November 26, 2012 at 157 Myrtle Avenue in Albany. He is also accused of causing serious physical injury while attempting to cause the death of two other women, 43-year-old Gwynn Carter and his ex-girlfriend 26-year-old Shaquasia Thomas, by the same means.

Anderson fled on foot and after a brief struggle he was taken into custody.

He faces up to 45 years to life in prison when he's sentenced next month.

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